Ryan Zinke directs park police officers to begin patrol duty along U.S.-Mexico border

U.S. park police and rangers have traditionally been tasked with protecting people and nature at national parks. But Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will be sending park police officers to the U.S.-Mexico border as part of a show of strength by the Trump administration. Officers from the…

Federal agents tried to dump an injured man on Mexican side of the border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents risked breaking a repatriation agreement after reportedly attempting to drop off an injured man in Mexico, as seen in a disturbing minutes-long video obtained by NBC News. The footage — provided by the CBP agency to the news publication…

Poorer, more diverse schools receive far less funding across the country

U.S. school districts serving a large body of students of color and students from low-income families receive significantly less funding than those serving mostly white students and students from wealthier families, a new report released Tuesday found. The Education Trust analysis reported that the highest…